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  1. Marinette Aluminum houseboat rehab

    The boat isn't a total rehab. Check out my blog for the full story. This includes the Kingscraft that I started rehabbing a couple years ago and...

    Started by JTAlberts, 03-08-2015 07:15 PM
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  2. Anyone heard or know of the red Honda

    Being installed in the hull and used inside the hull instead of setting up outside with a cord. Curious in the manor in which it draws fresh air...

    Started by dalehollow, 10-06-2016 08:41 PM
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    10-21-2016 04:28 PM Go to last post
  3. Question width compared to length?

    Is 12 feet wide by 35 feet long tritoon (3 pontoons) in good proportion for stability and maneuvering? I've heard width and length needs to be in...

    Started by riverrats52, 02-24-2015 08:51 PM
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    03-28-2015 07:32 PM Go to last post
  4. air conditioner

    At the boat show in Louisville about 5 years ago a dealer was selling small DC powered air conditioners. Can anybody remember to brand name?

    Started by Fork-lift-king, 06-13-2016 11:20 AM
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    07-15-2016 07:55 PM Go to last post
  5. Every couple of years, we reach a milestone!

    They are minor milestones, (subtle, you have to know what you're looking for) but nonetheless, I have to brag: The designer/builder/ number-one...

    Started by Amelia, 11-11-2016 02:50 PM
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    10-09-2017 06:40 AM Go to last post
  6. New thread topic

    Hey guys! Dave from Kings Cover Marina in Hastings, Minn., emailed me and thought it would a good idea to start this new topic on the forum. I...

    Started by Katie, 11-12-2014 04:34 PM
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    03-05-2015 02:42 AM Go to last post
  7. deck ing material options?

    hi , I'm in the process of building a 55 foot pontoon boat, any diy people have any ideas to make a deck, without the use of plywood, my first...

    Started by lady samara, 12-11-2014 06:31 PM
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    09-23-2015 02:10 AM Go to last post
  8. 1976 Stardust Steel V Hull

    I am neck deep in refurbishing the above boat and the current Stardust manufacturer just bought the name, so I am looking for any sources of...

    Started by jwilliams6267, 06-11-2015 08:16 PM
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    06-16-2015 08:48 AM Go to last post
  9. New Houseboat roof

    I've bought an old pontoon houseboat 14' x 37' and got it hauled to my house so it would be easier for me to work on. The old roof and some of the...

    Started by bullseye, 02-17-2016 06:33 PM
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  10. Thumbs up Raritan Crown Head Fix

    I thought my Raritan Crown Head Pump Motor was locked up. I let some friends use my Houseboat and they put toilet paper and went #2 in the Head!! I...

    Started by Jolly Time, 09-15-2016 05:32 PM
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  11. Replacing waste holding tank

    So, sprung a leak in the bottom of my waste tank last summer. Was able to patch with some epoxy but it's a bit over 20 years old and I have a...

    Started by SinOrSwim, 02-13-2018 09:20 AM
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  12. Solar panel installations

    We are considering installing a solar panel system on our 16 x 80 Summerset to keep our inverter batteries topped off and run some of the 12V pumps,...

    Started by SouthernCross, 01-22-2019 03:30 PM
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  13. USCG Doc# Placement on a Gibson Sport

    I have a 1992 Gibson Sport 37 and I'm wondering where is the best place to attach or paint on my Documentation Number. There is no exposed hull...

    Started by SnookMagnet, 07-05-2015 09:58 AM
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    10-25-2015 12:24 PM Go to last post
  14. finally completed my lights

    Took me a bit to complete it, but here's my lighting project I recently completed. ...

    Started by GoVols, 07-13-2015 01:39 PM
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    08-24-2015 04:31 AM Go to last post
  15. stringer repair

    Does anyone have the name of the material that is used to fill stringers? It is a 2 part system that you mix and pour into the cleaned out stringer.

    Started by Fork-lift-king, 12-27-2015 11:56 AM
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    02-24-2016 08:04 PM Go to last post
  16. Ceiling Material

    Help required. I've got a 2003 Stardust Houseboat that had a water leak from the bar on the upper deck. The ceiling material inside the boat must...

    Started by JRF, 07-11-2016 08:31 AM
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    07-18-2016 05:37 PM Go to last post
  17. Inverter/ Charger

    I Have a xantrex (sp) 2000. I Have had issues, with it. Thinking about trying the Magnum unit. Your thoughts. At least a 2000/2500. It ...

    Started by dalehollow, 05-27-2019 09:18 PM
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  18. Thumbs up new roof and decks

    its a long process but half the boat is done. we had a roof leak on our Gibson and the plywood delaminated and broke the fiberglass and gelcoat...

    Started by 42gibson, 04-13-2015 05:45 PM
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    06-29-2015 03:49 PM Go to last post
  19. Question Pitthane (Paint for roof)

    We are reconditioning our 1997 Sumerset and want to recoat the roof / upper deck. Over time it has been recoated with gelcoat as well as a paint...

    Started by SouthernCross, 10-12-2016 03:02 PM
    gelcoat, paint, pitthane
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    10-14-2016 08:57 PM Go to last post
  20. Tankless hot water hearer

    Going to replace existing hot water heater. Opps wouldn't let me edit hearer, to Heater Thinking about going the tankless route. We don't...

    Started by dalehollow, 02-14-2017 09:58 AM
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    02-15-2017 10:41 AM Go to last post

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